NVPC Training

✔  Tips for Landscape Photography
✔  Macro Photography - Close and closer...
✔  Pop-up Flash Macro Photography / High Quality Macro for the Poverty-stricken Photographer
✔  A Guide to Using Luminosity Masks
✔  Image Sharpening Using High Pass Filtering
✔  From Basics to Fine Art Printing and Display

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Tips for Landscape Photography

Special Presentation - Jan 15, 2020

In this PowerPoint presentation, photographer/instructor David Long describes the equipment and methods he uses
to photograph landscapes throughout New England and the world.  His tips on landscape photography are beautifully
illustrated with his own work.  (His website is also worth a visit!)
Presented by David Long.

NOTE: This presentation is provided to NVPC members through the courtesy of David Long and is the Intellectual Property of the author. Please respect his ownership rights.

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Link to David Long's website
Link to David Long's bio on Blue Hour Photo Ventures website

Macro Photography - Close and closer...

Digital Users Group - March 27, 2019

The PDF file linked below describes the photographic style of macro photography, including devices for achieving the magnifications required.  Presentation notes are included on the slides.
Presented by Meyer Franklin.
With bonus material below by Art Vaughan.

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Pop-up Flash Macro Photography / High Quality Macro for the Poverty-stricken Photographer

Bonus material graciously provided by Art Vaughan, HonNEC.
In this PDF presentation, Art illustrates how anyone can make high quality flash macro images on a shoe-string budget.


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A Guide to Using Luminosity Masks

Digital Users Group - Nov 8, 2017

This PowerPoint presentation describes and illustrates the generation and use of luminosity masks in Photoshop.
Presented by Tom Price.

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Image Sharpening Using High Pass Filtering

Harry's Round Table - Jan 10, 2018

This PowerPoint presentation shows the workflow to sharpen images using the high pass filter in Photoshop or Elements. It is based on the use of layers and blending options. Presented by Tom Briere.

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From Basics to Fine Art Printing and Display

Aug 9, 16, 23 - 2017

A 3-day workshop that covers the elements, from basic to advanced,
for printing your images the way you envision them.
Held at the J.V. Fletcher Library, 50 Main St, Westford, MA  7:30 - 9:30 PM

  • 09 Aug 17 – Basic Definitions, Concepts, Tools, Workflow, Image Preparation - by Jim Coutré

  • 16 Aug 17 – Getting Your Image on Media - by John Tabaczynski
    • Getting Your Image Onto Paper - What to do after it looks good on the screen

  • 23 Aug 17 – Mounting for Exhibition - by Jim Coutré
    • Single and Double Matt Cutting
    • Archival Mounting for Exhibition
    • Dry Mounting, Hinges and Corners (Print Salons)

Reference Materials

  •     Basic to Fine Art Printing and Mounting for Exhibition - NVPC 9Aug17.pdf
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  •     Coutre Workshop Preparing your image for printing 8Jan15.pdf
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  •     Coutre Workshop Soft Proofing and Gamut 18Jan15.pdf
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  •     Getting Your Image Onto Paper.pdf    (Note: Large file, better to download then open downloaded file)
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  •     Calculate Border Sizes.pdf
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  •     Calculate Border Sizes.xlsx
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  •     Matt Cutting and Mounting 23Aug17 JEC.pdf
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    Calibration Image:      (Click here to download.)